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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Shanklin -
- Shanklin Chine : Royal Marines memorials -

Location

Shanklin Chine, Shanklin, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40866  40 RM Commando
Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40867  Lt-Col Phillipps
Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40866  Lt-Col Manners
 
Historic England Listing Status

The area and the benches are not Listed.

Description

Shanklin Chine was used as a training area for 40 Royal Marine Commando in World War II.
This series of plaques commemorates the Royal Marines who served and died.
The original memorial plaques and bench inscriptions have been added to over the years as described by the plaque inscriptions.

208 men are named on the main memorial plaques.
Memorial

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Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando
Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando Shanklin Chine : 40 RM Commando

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The 2 images above show the War Memorial at
St Barnabas' Church, Drefach Felindre, Carmarthenshire,
on which the name of R F WOOD is inscribed
Thanks to Raymond Jones (©) for these images
 
Inscriptions


40 ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO
1942 - 1946
IN MEMORY OF OUR COMRADES
WHO REMAIN ON FOREIGN FIELDS


Before the raid on Dieppe on August 19th, 1942
this Chine was used by 40 Commando Royal Marines
for daily training. The Headquarters was
established at Upper Chine School and the
Commando was billeted in Shanklin, Sandown and
Ventnor. The Commando subsequently took part in
the invasion of Sicily and Italy, in operations
in Yugoslavia and the final defeat of the German
Army in Northern Italy.


PER MARE PER TERRAM
40 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO
(1942 - 1946)
IN EVERLASTING MEMORY
OF OUR 3 COMRADES OF 'T' COMPANY
AND ALL WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
WHEN H.M.S. FIDELITY
WAS SUNK BY ENEMY ACTION
30th December 1942


THE REBUILDING AND ENHANCEMENT OF THE SURROUNDS
TO THE 40 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO MEMORIAL
WAS FINANCED BY A LEGACY FROM
THE LATE PETER FISHER
WHO WAS SECRETARY TO
40 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO ASSOCIATION (1942-46)
IT WAS DUE TO HIS INTEGRITY AND DILIGENCE
THAT THE ASSOCIATION BECAME ONE OF EXCELLENCE AND PRIDE
AN ABSENT FRIEND REMEMBERED


IN MEMORY OF KEN MORRIS
CO-FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF
40 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO ASSOCIATION (1942-46)
HIS INNATE KINDNESS AND WISDOM RAISED
THE ASSOCIATION ABOVE THE MANY


THE MEMORIAL SEATS WERE DONATED BY
THE LATE DENIS LENIHAN
WHO SERVED IN 40 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO
FROM 1942 UNTIL THE CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES IN 1945
AND WAS A STAUNCH MEMBER OF
40 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO ASSOCIATION (1942-46)
AN ABSENT FRIEND REMEMBERED


In Memory of Ronald G BLOSS
1923 - 2007
Hon Treasurer 1997 - 2007
40 Royal Marines Commando (1942-46)
Association


DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF
LIEUT. COLONEL J. PICTON PHILLIPS, R.M.
C.O. 40 R.M. COMMANDO
KILLED IN ACTION DIEPPE AUG 1942


DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF
COLONEL NEIL MAUDE R.M.
SERVED WITH 40 R.M. COMMANDO
FEB. 1942 - AUG. 1944
DIED 30TH MAY 1987
IT IS DUE TO HIS EFFORTS
THAT THIS MEMORIAL WAS RAISED


IN MEMORY OF JAMES FARMER
JOCK
HE SERVED WITH 40 ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO
FROM 1942 - 1946
AND CONSTRUCTED THESE MEMORIALS


DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF
LIEUT. COLONEL d.c. 'POPS' MANNERS, D.S.O. R.M. C.O. 40 R.M. COMMANDO
DIED OF WOUNDS, YUGOSLAVIA 1944


Further Information
 
NameRankAreaLinks
ALEXANDER J MMneFranceCWGC record ...
ALTRINGHAM R LMneItalyCWGC record ...
ANDREWS CMneAt SeaCWGC record ...
ANSON H R JMneAt SeaCWGC record ...
APPLEBY W TMneAt seaCWGC record ...
BAIN J SCSMAlbaniaCWGC record ...
BARRINGTON W HMneItalyCWGC record ...
BASHAM C EMneAt SeaCWGC record ...
BATES G HMneYugoslavia   CWGC record ...
BEESLEY JSgtFranceCWGC record ...
BISHOP AMneSicilyCWGC record ...
BLAKE A HCplItalyCWGC record ...
BLUCK J AMneItalyCWGC record ...
BONE P JCplYugoslaviaCWGC record ...
BOOTHROYD GMneAt SeaCWGC record ...
BRADLEY W J MneAt SeaCWGC record ...
BREMNER A MneItalyCWGC record ...
BROWN J MneItalyCWGC record ...
BROWN S T F MneN AfricaCWGC record ...
BROWNBRIDGE R W MneAt SeaCWGC record ...
BRYCE W MneYugoslaviaCWGC record ...
BURFITT H T MneItalyCWGC record ...
BURGESS F E G MneItalyCWGC record ...
BUSTARD L M MneItalyCWGC record ...
CALLOW A J MneFranceCWGC record ...
CAPES E A L CplItalyCWGC record ...
 
CATTERALL J Mne France CWGC record ...
CHAPMAN C C MneAt Sea CWGC record ...
CHIVERALL R S LtItaly CWGC record ...
COCKITT H MneItaly CWGC record ...
COLBY G D L CplItaly CWGC record ...
COMYN A D CaptFrance CWGC record ...
COOMBER A W G MneItaly CWGC record ...
COOMBES P L MneItaly CWGC record ...
COOPER B A LtItaly CWGC record ...
COPE H J MneItaly CWGC record ...
CORCORAN J E B CplItaly CWGC record ...
CORNISH A H C SgtAt Sea CWGC record ...
CRADDOCK W H C CplItaly CWGC record ...
CRAIG J H MneItaly CWGC record ...
CROSS L LtItaly CWGC record ...
DAY A E MneItaly CWGC record ...
DAY R MneItaly CWGC record ...
DENMARK R M MneItaly CWGC record ...
DIXON D G CplAt Sea CWGC record ...
DOWSON H MneSicily CWGC record ...
DUERDEN A Cpl France CWGC record ...
DUTTON C L Lt Yugoslavia CWGC record ...
EDWARDS M A Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
EPHRAUMS M J Capt MC Italy CWGC record ...
EVANS G A Mne Italy CWGC record ...
EVERALL H J Cpl France CWGC record ...
 
FALLAS R S L CplAt Sea CWGC record ...
FANTHAM M MneItaly CWGC record ...
FARRELL R MneAt Sea CWGC record ...
FINCH E E SgtItaly CWGC record ...
FISHER J SgtItaly CWGC record ...
FISK G E Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
FOSTER R T L CplItaly CWGC record ...
FRANKLIN L H MneSicily CWGC record ...
GALE H E D Surg Lt RNVR   France CWGC record ...
GANNER J M MneItaly CWGC record ...
GEE D P MneYugoslavia CWGC record ...
GOODYER-KETTLEY F R    MneAt Sea CWGC record ...
GORRIE W Y MneItaly CWGC record ...
GOTTS E W MneFrance CWGC record ...
GRANT-DALTON H W F CaptAt Sea CWGC record ...
GREY T P CplItaly CWGC record ...
GRIFFIN P MneItaly CWGC record ...
GUINAN H W MneUK CWGC record ... Buried at Parkhurst Military Cemetery
HADFIELD R W MneItaly CWGC record ...
HAMSTEAD E O MneItaly CWGC record ...
HARVEY L G LCplYugoslavia CWGC record ...
HARVEY W J A C SgtItaly CWGC record ...
HARWOOD F C W C SgtFrance CWGC record ...
HASTINGS F R C SgtItaly CWGC record ...
HAYS R MneItaly CWGC record ...
HEATH A S CplFrance CWGC record ...
 
HEBDEN R Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
HENDERSON A W Sgt At Sea CWGC record ...
HERD A F Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
HERMAN D A Mne Italy CWGC record ...
HERYET G W Cpl Italy CWGC record ...
HEWSON W B Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
HILDRETH H L Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
HILES W J Capt Albania CWGC record ...
HILL R Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
HILL B G Lt Yugoslavia CWGC record ...
CWGC gives HILL, B P
HILL H W Sgt Italy CWGC record ...
HOBBS V F Mne Italy CWGC record ...
HOPPER N C Mne Yugoslavia CWGC record ...
HUBBARD G R Mne Italy CWGC record ...
HUMPHRIES H Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
CWGC gives HUMPHREYS H
HUMPHRIES J Mne Chzech'vakia    CWGC record ... Captured at Dieppe 19/8/1942
Escaped 15/2/1945 and shot by the Germans
while a POW the day after
HURST J Mne Italy CWGC record ...
HUTCHINSON J Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
JACKSON T L Cpl Italy CWGC record ...
JAGGARD P Mne Italy CWGC record ...
JAMES R K Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
JAMES G H L Cpl Italy CWGC record ...
JEFFERS M Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
JONES J Mne Sicily CWGC record ...
KELLEY J F Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
CWGC gives KELLY, J F
KENDRICK R Mne Italy CWGC record ...
 
KENNY H Mne Italy CWGC record ...
CWGC gives KENNEY, H
KILBRIDE J Cpl At Sea CWGC record ...
KLINCKE E S Mne Italy CWGC record ...
LAGOR R A Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
LAIDLAW I D Capt Yugoslavia CWGC record ...
LEDBURY D R N Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
LEONARD T Mne Greece CWGC record ...
LITTLE W A Mne Italy CWGC record ...
LONGLAND N H Lt Italy CWGC record ...
MacINSTRY J Mne France CWGC record ...
CWGC gives MACKINSTRY, J
MacPHERSON M S Capt Albania CWGC record ...
MALCOLM G CSM MM Italy CWGC record ...
MANNERS J C Lt Col DSO Yugoslavia CWGC record ...
MANT F H G CSM Italy CWGC record ...
MARCO P D C Sgt Italy CWGC record ...
CWGC gives DIMARCO, P
MARSHALL L G B Capt MC* Italy CWGC record ...
MATTHEWS F G Cpl Italy CWGC record ...
McDONALD N Cpl France CWGC record ...
McDOWELL E Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
McGEE J C Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
McGLASHON D P Mne Italy CWGC record ...
McKENNA G Cpl Greece CWGC record ...
METCALF R H Cpl At Sea CWGC record ...
MILO F C Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
MOLE G E L Cpl RAMC Italy CWGC record ...
MOODY E J Mne Italy CWGC record ...
 
MORGAN K W Mne UK CWGC record ...
MORGAN H W L Cpl France CWGC record ...
MULVEY T Mne Italy CWGC record ...
MUSGROVE D J Mne Italy CWGC record ...
NASH A Mne Italy CWGC record ...
NASH T Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
NIGHTINGALE J Mne Italy CWGC record ...
NORTHERN S B Mne France CWGC record ...
NUNN S D Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
OBORN A R Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
O'BRIEN E S Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
OCKWELL C T Mne Italy CWGC record ...
ORMAN P W Mne France CWGC record ...
OVER D G Lt France CWGC record ...
PAIN L J Mne Italy CWGC record ...
PALMER J Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
PANTER H D Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
PARKER R S Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
PAYNE G Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
PEGRUM J D G Lt Italy CWGC record ...
PEMBER H D H A Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
PHILLIPPS J P Lt Col France CWGC record ...
PICKERING A G Mne Yugoslavia CWGC record ...
PINCHER R Mne Albania CWGC record ...
PITT E A Cpl Italy CWGC record ...
PLATT J H Mne Italy CWGC record ...
 
PORTER E W Mne Italy CWGC record ...
PORTER N M Maj Italy CWGC record ...
POWELL W W A Mne France CWGC record ...
PRATT G S Mne Albania CWGC record ...
RHODES W H Mne France CWGC record ...
RICHMOND J A Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
RIDDLE A H I Mne France CWGC record ...
RUTTER R Mne Italy CWGC record ...
SALAMAN H L Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
SALT J V Mne Albania CWGC record ...
SAUNDERS R T C Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
SCOTT W J Sgt Italy CWGC record ...
SEABROOK J J L Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
SHOCKLEY H W Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
SHORT D L W N L Cpl Yugoslavia CWGC record ...
SIMMONDS J F Cpl At Sea CWGC record ...
SIMPSON S Mne Italy CWGC record ...
SINGLETON R B Mne France CWGC record ...
SPENCER F Mne Sicily CWGC record ...
St ANGE W J Mne Albania CWGC record ...
STIEBEL J E Capt Sicily CWGC record ...
SUTCLIFFE K G L Cpl Italy CWGC record ...
SWAN L V Sgt Italy CWGC record ...
SWATTON V Cpl DSM At Sea CWGC record ...
SWIFT H Mne Italy CWGC record ...
TACK R E Mne Italy CWGC record ...
 
TARRANT K A Mne Yugoslavia CWGC record ...
THOMSON I H Mne Sicily CWGC record ...
THOMSON R Cpl At Sea CWGC record ...
THORPE T E Cpl France CWGC record ...
CWGC gives THORP, T E
TOES F Cpl Italy CWGC record ...
TOWERS J Mne Italy CWGC record ...
TRASK W A H Lt At Sea CWGC record ...
TRUMP W C Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
TURNER A J Mne Sicily CWGC record ...
TURNER R C Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
TURRELL J E Mne Italy CWGC record ...
TWIDALE T Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
WAKEFIELD J H Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
WALKER P E Mne France CWGC record ...
WALLACE G P Mne Italy CWGC record ...
WARD G Mne Italy CWGC record ...
WEBSTER T H Mne Sicily CWGC record ...
WEDGEWOOD P N Lt Italy CWGC record ...
WELLS P V A L Cpl 10 Cdo Italy CWGC record ...
WHITE C H P Cpl Italy CWGC record ...
WIGMORE H A Mne France CWGC record ...
WILSON D J Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
WISE A Mne Sicily CWGC record ...
WOOD A Mne At Sea CWGC record ...
WOOD R F Mne Yugoslavia CWGC record ... Son of Robert Lewis Wood and Eva Wood; husband of Hannah Mary Wood, of Velindre, Cardiganshire.
Commemorated at the War Memorial in Drefach Felindre; see photos at left.
WOODALL J W Cpl Italy CWGC record ...
WRIGHTSON A J Mne N Africa CWGC record ...


See also Upper Chine School RM plaques

40 RM Commando Memorial at St Andrew's Church, Chale
 
Acknowledgments :

Ted Sparrow for additional information (in 2010)

Raymond Jones for photos of Memorial and notes on R F Wood (in 2015)
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updated 4th March 2015 (added information and photographs (thanks to Raymond Jones))


 
 

 
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